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kontai69

Location:

"Cowtown" California

Forum Post Count:

1010

Join Date:

2/27/05

Last Online:

on 1/28/14

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

jogging; day hiking; watching movies; autos; investing; watches; watching sports

What I do for a living:

research scientist

Headphone Inventory

Alessandro MS-Pro
Koss KSC75

Previously owned:
Grado SR60 (x2)
Sennheiser HD650 with Zu Mobius cable
Grado RS-1 (x3, including the infamous "Late Friday" edition)
Sharp MD33s
AKG k701
Alessandro MS-1
Alessandro MS-2i
Grado SR225
Grado HF-2 (#213)
Grado RS2

Headphone Amp Inventory

HeadAmp GS-1 (with DACT stepped attenuator)
Electric Avenues PA2V2

Previous owned:
NAD 1600 preamp/tuner (very good headphone output)
HeadAmp Gilmore Lite (with Elpac PS)
HeadAmp Gilmore Lite (with dedicated power supply)
HeadAmp GS-1 (with Alps pot)
HeadRoom Total AirHead 2006
Little Dot Micro+

Source Inventory

Music Hall CD25.2 CD player (as transport)
Ack! Industries dAck! 2.0 D/A converter
HRT Music Streamer+
Panasonic SL-S160 (vintage portable CD player made in Japan!)
Cowon J3 32MB
Previously owned:
NAD 502
Cambridge Audio 640c
Toshiba SD-4000
Sansa Fuze v2 8MB

Cable Inventory

Kimber Kable Silver Streak IC
Kimber Kable PBJ
Cardas mini-to-mini IC
DIY VH Audio Flavor 1 PC
Zu Birth PC
Ack! Industries The Digital Connect
DiMarzio Big Red extension cable

Power-Related Components

Monster Cable HTS-1000

Audio-Related Tweaks

crushed bowls on MS-Pro

Music Preferences

I listen to pretty much all genres of music except country; I mostly collect greatest hits CD's since I prefer to get a sample of the best and most familiar music from as many artists as I can rather than dig deeply into only a few

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HeadAmp Gilmore Lite with Dedicated Power Supply
kontai69 posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 6/17/13 at 10:10pm | 2 replies | 595 views
The Jeans-fi thread
kontai69 posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 7/1/11 at 11:40am | 681 replies | 44503 views
Watches - another passion of ours, it seems...post your pics!
kontai69 posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 6/24/11 at 3:33pm | 7710 replies | 714207 views
FS: Grado RS2 (non-i version) $330
kontai69 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 1/4/11 at 1:57pm | 5 replies | 1405 views
Rate The Last Movie You Watched
kontai69 posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 12/2/10 at 9:51pm | 15549 replies | 466375 views
car-fi
kontai69 posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 12/2/10 at 7:23am | 1111 replies | 56743 views
The Breitling Thread
kontai69 posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 12/2/10 at 7:16am | 7 replies | 858 views
Messenger Bag.... Fi!
kontai69 posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 12/2/10 at 7:08am | 259 replies | 54243 views
They're back - The HF-2 now available again!
kontai69 posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 10/2/10 at 12:01pm | 222 replies | 25645 views
Grado line
kontai69 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/10/10 at 7:16am | 26 replies | 1466 views

 

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